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Past Exhibitions: 2009

Edward Steichen, (American, 1879–1973), Actress Alice Brady dressed for the play "Sour Grapes," 1926. Courtesy Cond

May 30, 2009 - November 8, 2009

Edward Steichen: In High Fashion the Condé Nast Years, 1923–1937 and Edward Steichen: Episodes from a Life in Photography

The Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) presents two exhibitions highlighting different periods from the photographic career of Edward Steichen. In High Fashion, the Cond

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Maurice Prendergast (American, 1858-1924); Grand Canal, Venice, ca. 1898-99; watercolor and pencil on paper. Gift of Mrs. Charles Prendergast. (91.18.6) x345

July 18, 2009 - September 20, 2009

Prendergast in Italy

In partnership with the Terra Foundation for American Art, the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) presents Prendergast in Italy, the first exhibition devoted entirely to the watercolors, monotypes, and oil paintings by American artist Maurice Prendergast.

Sarah Fisher Ames (American, 1817-1901); Bust of Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1864-66; marble. Gift of Mrs. Asa H. Morton. (16.1) x345

March 28, 2009 - June 28, 2009

Lincoln to the Nth Degree

An exhibition in honor of the two-hundredth anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth.

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Mike Glier (American, b. 1953); Shade Turf with Nine Mice, June 15, 2001, 2001; oil, charcoal, on aluminum. Courtesy Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston. x345

February 28, 2009 - May 25, 2009

Williams College Studio Art Faculty Exhibition: 2009

The Williams College Museum of Art celebrates its renowned studio art faculty with this exhibition.

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Vik Muniz (Brazilian, b. 1961); Memory Rendering, 3-D Screening (from "The Best of Life"), 1989-2000; gelatin silver print. Copy Right Holder: Vik Muniz/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Wachenheim Family Fund. (M.2007.23.D) x345

January 17, 2009 - May 17, 2009

Labeltalk 2009: Vik Muniz

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November 14, 2008 - May 17, 2009

The ABCDs of Sol LeWitt

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) presents The ABCDs of Sol LeWitt, an exhibition featuring important works from the private collection of Sol LeWitt (American, 1928–2007) that explores the underlying grammar of the artist’s work and ideas.

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August Sander (German, 1876-1964); Circus People (from People of the Twentieth Century), 1926, printed by Gerd Sander in 1990; gelatin silver print.

September 20, 2008 - April 26, 2009

Beyond the Familiar: Photography and the Construction of Community

Four related exhibitions that demonstrate the power of photography and film to evoke the rich complexity of culture while also questioning the implications of representing identity.

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Viscount Admiral Richard Howe (1726-1799) and General William Howe (1729-1814); A Declaration, 1776; One of only six copies known to survive of a reply to the Declaration by King George III's official representatives in North America. Gift of J. Brooks Hoffman, M.D., Class of 1940. x345

January 19, 2008 - January 19, 2009

Manifestos: American Dreams and Their Founding Documents

The Williams College Museum of Art is proud to become the temporary home of Williams College’s collection of documents relating to the founding of the United States of America.

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